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Social assistance rules about couples: What you need to know if you live with someone

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How can I get legal help and information?

For advice or help dealing with OW or ODSP or with appealing a decision by OW or ODSP, contact a community legal clinic.

To find the legal clinic that serves your area, go to www.yourlegalrights.on.ca/find-services.

You can also go to the Legal Aid Ontario website or call them:

Website: www.legalaid.on.ca/en/contact

Toll-free: 1-800-668-8258

Toronto area: 416-979-1446

Toll-free TTY: 1-866-641-8867

Toronto area TTY: 416-598-8867

CLEO’s Steps to Justice is a website that gives step-by-step information about common legal problems, including income assistance issues.

Steps to Justice has practical tools like forms and checklists, and referral information for legal and social services.

Visit www.stepstojustice.ca.